Search this website. You can use fund codes to locate specific funds

KLK case study

Engagement impact

Fast reading

  • KLK has strengthened its labour standards and disclosure, following allegations of deforestation and poor labour standards in 2012 and 2013.
  • Hermes EOS began engagement with KLK on this topic in February of 2012 and continues to engage on this ongoing challenge and on its sustainability plan.

Case studies are shown to demonstrate engagement, EOS does not make any investment recommendations and the information is not an offer to buy or sell securities.

Related Insights

Cryptocurrency – the good, the bad and the ugly
Investors should engage with companies to understand the risks associated with cryptocurrencies.
China’s long and winding road to net zero
We are engaging with Chinese and Hong Kong companies on establishing targets and plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
Japan Tobacco case study
Japan Tobacco has demonstrated its commitment to eliminating child labour from its supply chain through various programmes and significantly improving its reporting on the issue, including a standalone human rights report.
POSCO case study
Following engagement on climate change, POSCO strengthened its governance and management framework of climate-related issues.
Associated British Foods case study
ABF has evaluated its approach to risk management and subsequently provided increased assurance to investors and increased its communication on the topic.
JD.com case study
JD.com published its first ESG report in April 2021 and its second sustainability report in June 2021. It also held its first shareholder meeting in June 2021 with appointment of its first female board director.

EOS Client Service and Business Development

Amy D’Eugenio,
Head of Client Service and Business Development, EOS